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on
the
Sacrament.
ties
before
hee
is
in
Chrift,they
feeme
great
things to
him,but
when
hee
is
in
him
once,hee
lookes
vpon them
with
another
eye
.
My
be-
loued,you
know
there
was
a
time
when
God
looked vpon
the
creatures and
they were
ex-
ceeding
good,
even
all
that
are in
the
world,
thofe
things
that
men magnifie foe
mtich,I
fay,
there
was
a
time when they
were exceeding
good;
but
finne
hath blowed vpon
them,it hath
blafted the beauty
and
vigour
ofth
em, fo
that
now
when the Lord
lookes
vpon
them,
the fentence
that
is
pronounced
of
them you
know,in
Eccl..
i
._They
are all vanity and
vexation
offpirit.Confider
ifthou
be able
to
Tooke
on
alt
thefe things,as things
(even
the bell
things
the
world hash) being but
meere
vanity,
things
wherein the
Lord fowed not
mens happinefíe,
and
therefore
thou. canft
not
thinke
to
reape
it
there.
If
you
marke
but
the
expreffion
the
wife man
vfeth
in 1.
Ecclef.
faith he,
cell
thins
are
but
vanity, all
things
veder
the Sunne
;
now
there
is
a
reafon
contained
in
thefe
words why
they
are
but
vanity,
for waters
you
know
they
afcend not higher then
the
fountaine,and
they
carry
not
any
thing higher then'their áwne
af-
cent,
fo
all
the
creatures
that
bee
in the
world,
they.
bee
but vnder the Sunne, therefore they
cannot
afcend to
that
happines
which
is
aboue
the
Sunne,
nor
carry you
to that condition
which
is
aboue; for happines
is
aboue
the
Sun,
laid
vp
in
Heaven.
Therefore
faith
he,
all
C
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